United Kingdom, World War I Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
This collection will include records from 1914-1920
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This collection contains World War I service records from 1914-1920. It contains records from two publications in the National Archives: WO 363 (War Office: Soldiers' Documents, First World War "Burnt Documents") and WO 364 (War Office: Documents from Pension Claims, First World War).
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
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This collection will include records from 1914-1920 This collection contains World War I service records from 1914-1920. It contains records from two publications in the National Archives: WO 363 (War Office: Soldiers' Documents, First World War "Burnt Documents") and WO 364 (War Office: Documents from Pension Claims, First World War).
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
 
{{Collection citation
 
{{Collection citation
| text = "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920". Index and Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. National Archives, Richmond, Surrey, England.}}
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| text = "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920". Index and Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. National Archives, Richmond, Surrey, England.}}  
  
[[United Kingdom, World War I Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)# Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection |Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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[[United Kingdom, World War I Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
== Record Content ==
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== Record Content ==
  
These records may contain the following information:
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These records may contain the following information:  
  
*Name of Soldier
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*Name of Soldier  
*Place of birth
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*Place of birth  
*Age
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*Age  
*Occupation
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*Occupation  
*Marital Status
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*Marital Status  
*Date of marriage (If married)
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*Date of marriage (If married)  
*Wife’s maiden name
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*Wife’s maiden name  
*Military rank
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*Military rank  
*Date of enlistment
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*Date of enlistment  
*Place of enlistment
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*Place of enlistment  
 
*Religion
 
*Religion
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
  
*Name of ancestor
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*Name of ancestor  
 
*Approximate year and place of birth
 
*Approximate year and place of birth
  
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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To search this collection by browsing the images:
  
To search this collection by browsing the images:
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To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Name Range - First Letter" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Name Range - First Two Letters" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Name Range - Surname" which takes you to the images.
  
To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page: <br>
 
⇒Select the appropriate  "Name Range - First Letter" <br>
 
⇒Select the appropriate  "Name Range - First Two Letters" <br>
 
⇒Select the appropriate  "Name Range - Surname" which takes you to the images.
 
 
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
====Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
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It is difficult to locate an individual’s record without knowing his ship or regiment. If you do not know this, you may find it in other types of records. Once you know the regiment or ship, refer to the muster rolls, records of service, or other records available for that ship or regiment.
  
It is difficult to locate an individual’s record without knowing his ship or regiment. If you do not know this, you may find it in other types of records. Once you know the regiment or ship, refer to the muster rolls, records of service, or other records available for that ship or regiment.
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== Related Websites  ==
  
== Related Websites ==
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[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ National Archives of the UK]  
[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ National Archives of the UK]
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
[[United Kingdom]]
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[[United Kingdom]]  
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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{{Contributor_invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
  
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{{Incomplete Citations}}  
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.

Revision as of 15:07, 11 March 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1914-1920 This collection contains World War I service records from 1914-1920. It contains records from two publications in the National Archives: WO 363 (War Office: Soldiers' Documents, First World War "Burnt Documents") and WO 364 (War Office: Documents from Pension Claims, First World War).

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920". Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. National Archives, Richmond, Surrey, England.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information:

  • Name of Soldier
  • Place of birth
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Marital Status
  • Date of marriage (If married)
  • Wife’s maiden name
  • Military rank
  • Date of enlistment
  • Place of enlistment
  • Religion

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate year and place of birth

Search the Collection

To search this collection by browsing the images:

To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:
⇒Select the appropriate "Name Range - First Letter"
⇒Select the appropriate "Name Range - First Two Letters"
⇒Select the appropriate "Name Range - Surname" which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

It is difficult to locate an individual’s record without knowing his ship or regiment. If you do not know this, you may find it in other types of records. Once you know the regiment or ship, refer to the muster rolls, records of service, or other records available for that ship or regiment.

Related Websites

National Archives of the UK

Related Wiki Articles

United Kingdom

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.